Information Technology Services at West Virginia Universty is seeking a Information Security Analyst (Professional Technologist 3). Reporting to the Assistant Director of Information Security Services, this position provides technical support for the systems of Information Technology Services' information security program. This position is a key member of the Information Security Services team responsible for coordination of scans and completion of remediation plans for network vulnerabilities, web application vulnerabilities, securing sensitive information, removal of viruses or malicious software, and conducting IT forensics.
In order to be successful, the ideal candidate will:
Provide varied technical support for Information Security Services' governance risk and compliance system and Defend Your Data information security awareness program.
Independently and as part of a team, maintain WVU's information security program. Ensure WVU's IT environment is secured according to established policies, procedures, standards, and applicable federal and state regulations. Conduct information security assessments of vendor-hosted and on-premise applications and information systems.
Serve as an application administrator for the systems that support WVU's information security program focusing on conducting security scans and supporting remediation plans. These systems include vulnerability scanning, securing sensitive data, antivirus, and encryption.
Prepare and develop technical documentation covering interpretation of information security rules and regulations, along with flow charts and logic diagrams in following industry best practices.
Evaluate information security tools and processes as instructed by the Assistant Director of Information Security Services. Recommend and implement approved improvements to information security systems, policies, procedures and standards.
A bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required. A degree in computer science, information security, or a related field is preferred.
A combination of four (4) years of experience in the following areas areas are required:
Progressive experience within information technology and/or higher education.
Working experience with running security scans and completing remediation plans.
Previous experience supporting information systems and writing technical documentation.
Requirements An information security certification, e.g. from CompTIA, Cisco, or GIAC is preferred.
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Oct 11, 2018
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Relocation expenses are negotiable.
Internal Number: 154441
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.